Emil Jannings

Emil Jannings bio

Birth Name: Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Switzerland

Date Of Birth: July 23, 1884

Date Of Death: January 2, 1950

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: German

Emil Jannings was born on the 23rd of July, 1884. He was known for being a Movie Actor. He was presented with the inaugural Academy Award for Best Actor for his work in the two films The Way of All Flesh and The Last Command.

Emil Jannings was born in Switzerland. Some of his earliest film roles were for the pictures Othello and The Last Laugh. He started as a stage actor. He later worked on several Nazi propaganda films.

Emil Jannings was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Emil Jannings was born in 1880s.

Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Emil Jannings’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Emil Jannings’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Emil Jannings was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Emil Jannings was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Emil Jannings was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Emil Jannings had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Emil Jannings’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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